Feoffees' healthy eating campaign

PUBLISHED: 11:42 19 January 2006 | UPDATED: 11:27 04 May 2010

Keziah, Shokdi, Jessica, Ryse, Meg, Natalie and Maria with their comments on Feoffees’ healthy eating campaign. Photo: HELEN SOUTH

Keziah, Shokdi, Jessica, Ryse, Meg, Natalie and Maria with their comments on Feoffees' healthy eating campaign. Photo: HELEN SOUTH

CHILDREN from Downham Feoffees Primary School have been sharing their thoughts about the school s recent healthy eating initiative. Feoffees healthy eating campaign, which began in October last year, allows each child to have a piece of fruit each day,

CHILDREN from Downham Feoffees Primary School have been sharing their thoughts about the school's recent healthy eating initiative.

Feoffees' healthy eating campaign, which began in October last year, allows each child to have a piece of fruit each day, and teaches children about the benefits of eating fruit and vegetables.

Although the scheme is funded by the Government at Key Stage One, head teacher Sue Bury decided that the school would put in additional money to allow every child in the school to have a piece of fruit a day.

"We felt it would have more impact across the whole school," she said.

The children were asked to write a piece commenting on the scheme, and their responses suggest they approve.

"It's a good thing that someone came up with the idea," writes Natalie in year five (pictured).

Meg (also pictured) offered the advice that we should eat fruit every day.

"Apples are really really good for your teeth," she wrote.

"They are good for your heart and brain and health.

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